Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Dedications Anita Desai
AD dedicated her Diamond Dust, another volume of short stories, to her students at MIT .
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop. http://Bookshop.Blackwell.co.uk.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Desai, Anita. Diamond Dust. Houghton Mifflin.
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Employer Tillie Olsen
In 1952 she acquired a job writing copy for the California American Automobile Association .
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press.
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In the later 1950s she worked as stenographer for a medical society, but the FBI ensured she was fired...
Employer Aldous Huxley
His major source of income during these years came from lecturing at universities across the USA, including the University of California both at Berkeley and Santa Barbara , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , the University of Pittsburgh
Occupation Denise Levertov
DL held various academic teaching appointments, beginning in 1965 at the City University of New York and at Drew University in New Jersey. In 1966-7 she taught at Vassar . During the 1970s she...
Occupation Anita Desai
For about a decade AD taught creative writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in the Writing and Humanistic Studies program.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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Residence Anita Desai
AD has (in 2011) had twenty-three changes of address in her lifetime. She grew up in two successive old-style bungalows in Delhi, first in Underhill Road, then in Alipur Road, but the India...

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1954: Dr. Gregory Pincus, a scientist, and Dr....

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1954

Dr. Gregory Pincus , a scientist, and Dr. John Rock , a Catholic physician, began the first human trials of the birth-control pill on 50 female volunteers in Massachusetts at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology

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